Host Rose-Hulman completed a three-game sweep of Mount St. Joseph in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference baseball Sunday, moving into a tie for the conference lead with an 11-2 win.
Already leading 1-0, the Engineers put together back-to-back four-run innings in the fifth and sixth to put the game out of reach.
Andrew Stull got his second win of the season by pitching the first seven innings, allowing the two runs and striking out four.
Hank Akard and Patrick Klima had two hits, two runs and two RBIs each and Caleb Kissel a single, double, three runs and two RBIs to lead the attack. Andrew Benitez had a hit and three RBIs and Josh Hoeing hit a triple.
Rose-Hulman improved to 16-8 overall and 11-3 in HCAC play, while Mount St. Joseph dropped to 11-14-1 and 6-8. The Engineers play Tuesday at Franklin.
In high school baseball:
Patriots split — Terre Haute North bounced back from a big loss to host McCutcheon to defeat Harrison (West Lafayette). The Mavericks defeated the Patriots 17-7 but North beat the Raiders 9-4 later in the day.
Zach Milam had three hits and Lane Dransfield a single and double against McCutcheon. Austin Hicks was the losing pitcher.
T.J. Collett led the attack against Harrison with a double, triple and homer, scoring three times and driving in five runs.
Nathan Will added two hits including a double and Milam scored twice for North, with Brandon Taylor the winning pitcher.
At Broadlands, Ill.
Marshall 003 011 6 — 11 15 1
Villa Grove/Heritage 000 000 6 — 6 8 2
Miller, Stover (7) and Morris; Charles, Lemmon (5), Reifsteck (7) and Bean. W — Miller (2-1). L — Charles.
Highlights — For Marshall, Ryan Sanders was 2 for 3 with 3 runs; Drew Morris 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs; Keegan Steele 2 for 4 with 3 runs and 2 RBIs; Derick Davidson 2 for 5 with 3 RBIs; and Dalton Hefner 2 for 4 with a double.
Marshall 351 003 3 — 15 17 3
Villa Grove/Heritage 120 011 4 — 9 10 4
Tharp, Sollars (5) and Mattingly; Eversole, Robertson (2), James (6) and Bean. W — Tharp (3-0). L — Eversole.
Highlights — For Marshall, John Sisson was 4 for 5 with 3 runs; Keegan Steele 4 for 5 with 3 RBIs; Derick Davidson 2 for 5 with 3 RBIs; Reid Brown 2 for 4 with a triple; and Dalton Hefner 2 for 3 with 2 RBIs.
Next — Marshall (8-3) hosts Red Hill today.